Self Managed Super Fund
Richard Livingston Should I start a self-managed super fund? If you're asking that question of your own volition, the answer is probably YES
Daryl Dixon Talk of changes to super highlights the need for couples to share their assets as equally as possible.
George Cochrane My mother's 93 and will – at some point – leave me a significant sum. What's the best way to make it work for me?
David Potts The old rule of thumb that you need $1 million at 65 for a comfortable retirement no longer holds.
James Cockington For those contemplating selling a collection, the big question is how much will they get out of it?
John Collett ALP's plans for reining in the superannuation tax concessions are not new, nor are they ambitious.
John Collett Super funds are heading towards the completion of the third financial year in a row of returns of well above 10 per cent.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley As sure as nest eggs are nest eggs, we are not in a new paradigm, we are simply in a period of low-interest rates - and it will change.
Noel Whittaker Tony Abbott has promised there will be no material changes to superannuation during his term of office, and I believe that.
DO IT YOURSELF
Christine Long If you are self-employed, chances are you will have relatively little super savings or none at all. What can be done?
TIP OF THE WEEK
Olivia Maragna Most people setting up their own self-managed super fund are under 44.
Clancy Yeates Small differences in administration fees can make a big difference.
David Potts Negative gearing and super should escape the clutches of this budget. Both have great tax breaks but you might be surprised which is best.
THE MOTLEY FOOL
Scott Phillips If you can stomach some volatility, shares could be just the tonic your super needs.
John Collett “SuperStream” is the slick new system for the payment of superannuation contributions.
TIME FOR A CHANGE
Richard Livingston Showing leadership on super is not going to make the opinion polls sing or produce a budget surplus, so we can probably forget about radical overhauls any time soon.
Ruth Liew Australians are paying $21 billion in superannuation fees each year, increasing the urgency for the government to run tenders to select better funds for savers.
Ruth Liew Taking an ultra-conservative approach to calculating superannuation returns may be inaccurate, as experts remain split whether Australians will be able to retire comfortably on a $1 million nest egg.
Ruth Liew The Financial Services Council is hitting back at claims investment fees in Australia are too high, arguing the financial system inquiry's hypotheses on fees are flawed.
John Collett Don't believe what you've read - for most people a million dollars will fund a more than comfortable retirement.